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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 80-82

Multicentric extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of uterine adnexa in a young female: An unusual presentation


1 Department of Pathology, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Surbhi Goyal
Department of Pathology, Room 78, Gents Hostel 8, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
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Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma is a rare soft-tissue sarcoma, mostly occurring in the proximal extremities and limb girdle. Majority of the patients are in fifth and sixth decades of life with male preponderance. We report here a case of primary extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the uterine adnexa involving the broad ligament and fallopian tube synchronously without any evidence of uterine/ovarian involvement in a young multiparous female of 27 years. After the histopathological diagnosis, re-excision of the tumor bed with wide local margins was recommended. Since the tumor has an aggressive course, with propensity for late recurrence and metastases to lungs, the patient must be considered for long-term follow-up.


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